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By Michelle Tucker ~ Pooler Real Estate, Rincon~Savannah~Richmond Hill
(!Daley Real Estate)
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  Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Honolulu Hawaii While on vacation last year to Hawaii, I was able to visit the most visited beach on the island - Hanauma Bay. A marine ecosystem located on one of the beautiful islands of Hawaii, 10 miles east of Waikiki. As tourist enter Hanauma Bay Natural Preserv...

By Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Liberty Homes)
Comments 42
It's been a very hectic week for my Real Estate business. Well, with one coming down the stretch for closing, another escrow opened for a buyer on Wednesday that alone has been very busy for me. I also have a listing that I put up last Sunday with showings EVERY single day this week so I am now ...

By Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Liberty Homes)
Comments 13
                              The Father Damien statue sits in front of the State Capitol Building in Honolulu, Hawaii. The one thing that I have always remembered from stories in my younger years is that Father Damien helped the people on the island of Molokai who suffered from Hansen's Disease...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
October 3rd, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 West Oahu has quite a few homes, townhomes and condos that have been newly built.  The Wall Street Journal has an excellent article that warns you to inspect your newly built home (in spite of the fact that it is new construction).   CLICK HE...

By Randy L. Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
Comments 5
This report covers areas including: Kalihi Area, Kalihi Valley, Kalihi Uka, Kalihi upper, Kalihi Kai, and Kalihi Lower, which is part of Honolulu, Hawaii.  These numbers reflect only the totals and average sale prices. Single Family homes sales have softened. Average sales price of single family ...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
October 1st, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 $7,499,000 home for sale in Diamond Head area. Given the number of luxury condos and homes in Honolulu, the way they are insured can have a significant impact on a future claim. Valerie Fitzgerald, of Coldwell Banker in Los Angeles,  CLICK HE...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 30th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Okay they aren’t sins, but I got you to read the post! Forbes on-line has a very interesting article regarding 7 things to consider when you are thinking about selling your home yourself (without an agent or broker representing you).  All ...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 30th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Condominiums Diamond Head vintage home. As you know I am a bull on most of core Honolulu.  As I see it long term, 2 bedrooms and bigger, with 2 baths or more and 2 parking, priced under $500,000 fee simple, is a sweet spot in the Honolulu condominium real...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Comments 5
  In Hawaii, what does "Leasehold" mean? Are these a good investment?Now, I'm speaking from an investors perspective, and although I have never purchased leasehold properties I have researched their profit potential and have participated in the sale of such properties.Leasehold properties are com...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 29th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Classic Coconut Ave. Kamaaina home Hip, hip, hooray!  California is generally considered a bell weather indicator for real estate and the economy.  A recent article in Pacific Business News shows that California’s number of months of remai...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 26th, 2008 categories: Buying Honolulu Real Estate, Honolulu Real Estate 101 Diamond Head Light House An article posted at Bloomberg.com is divining that the Federal Reserve may be close to reducing interest rates.  Rates are already very low and any additional reduction in interest rat...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 25th, 2008 categories: Honolulu Real Estate 101 Many people see buying foreclosures as a great vehicle to make their fortune.  Flips have become very difficult to do, so this leaves turning houses and condos into rentals.  The challenge with rentals is the ongoing maintenance and manage...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 1
September 25th, 2008 categories: Reasons To Sell Morning sunrise over Koko Head The renaissance in Waikiki continues with Queen Emma Foundation’s plan to redevelop the famous or infamous (depending on how you look at it) International Market Place (IMP).  IMP is dead center in the middle of Waiki...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 24th, 2008 categories: Buying Honolulu Real Estate, Honolulu Real Estate 101 Here is another reason to buy a Honolulu rental house or condo.  According to today’s Honolulu Advertiser… “Median monthly rent was $1,194 in Hawai’i last year, meaning half of all renters paid more and half pa...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 1
September 24th, 2008 categories: Rants & Riffs Ewa city lights from my house. In this election season it is appropriate to talk politics.  Our nation was founded on the view that all men are created equal and should be free.  It is incumbent on every citizen to be politically involved because, be...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 2
September 23rd, 2008 categories: Rants & Riffs Forbes has a great summary of the proposed $700,000,000,000 Federal Government bank bail out plan.  Below is the first of ten very clear observations. “1. Who gets to participate? The outlines of the plan call for the creation of either a branch of t...

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
Comments 0
In Part I of this series, I suggested you make a checklist of what's important to you about the neighborhood where you live, so you can rank pluses and minuses when you look at homes in different locations.  Hawaii Kai offers you such diversity of prices, amenities, and styles, that you will be l...

By Keahi Pelayo
(KU Realty)
Comments 0
September 22nd, 2008 categories: Rants & Riffs North Shore of Maui from the Hawaii Super Ferry With fuel prices rising and the National economy having it’s challenges, Hawaii tourism has been off for a number of reasons.  One of the reasons was this year’s closure of Aloha Airlines and ATA Airlin...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Comments 22
The world can be a frightful place and circumstances can cast even the most successful businesses and people into a downward spiral. It sometimes seems that one horrible situation follows another pulling it's unwitting participants downward into the dark abyss of hopelessness as one catastrophe p...

By Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Liberty Homes)
Comments 22
Back in the late 1960's my family would have 'Special Family Sunday's. We'd either do a family dinner with my aunt, uncle and cousins or we'd do a picnic or something. One of our 'relaxation' excursions would lead us to the Moanalua Gardens. After a hearty homemade fried chicken and potato salad...

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